There was a class for every interest — and every age — at Grandparents’ University 2014, held July 10-11 on the UW-Green Bay campus. From nutrition to rocketry, game theory to geology, nearly 200 grandparents and grandchildren enjoyed multigenerational fun in learning during the two-day program. This was the eighth year for UW-Green Bay’s GPU, […]
Grandparents’ University at UW-Green Bay continued a proud tradition of multigenerational fun in learning July 10-11, when nearly 200 grandparents and grandkids took part in the eighth annual camp. “We have 198 people who have registered for Grandparent University,” said Camps Director Mona Christensen. “It’s a two-day program where grandparents and grandkids sign up for a class that they take together.”
It was a terrific turnout for Phoenix Friday on the Fox June 27, as UW-Green Bay students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends gathered for good music and great company in downtown Green Bay. The gathering was held in conjunction with the city of Green Bay’s Fridays on the Fox free concert series, which has become a fixture on the downtown CityDeck in recent years.
Summer Camps are in full swing. Dan Moore, from the Office of Outreach and Adult Access, captured the flurry of activity in the first four UW-Green Bay camps of the summer season.
Alumni and friends raised a record $15,000 in scholarships during the annual Alumni Scholarship Golf Outing, Friday, June 13, and according to Alumni Director Kari Moody, had a blast doing it. UWGB’s Vets 4 Vets Club also raised $1,000-plus that will go toward scholarships for veterans who are enrolled at UWGB. A record number of golfers — the 144 maximum — participated in the 2014 event.
FOCUS R & R just wrapped up, having given most members of the fall 2014 entering class of freshmen a chance to get ready for their college careers. R & R stands for registration and resources. The one-day programs, offered in five separate opportunities over the first two weeks of June, allowed the newcomers to […]
Staff member Paul Sheedy, the student billing coordinator, was walking one afternoon last week when he saw a doe cleaning and feeding her newborn fawn in the grass near the Laboratory Sciences parking lot, and took these photos. Click thumbnails to enter slideshow view. — Photos by Paul Sheedy, Student Billing Coordinator, UW-Green Bay
UW-Green Bay Chancellor-designate Gary L. Miller fielded questions from members of the media Monday (June 2) afternoon, talking transition during a news teleconference that covered thoughts on impressions and priorities — as well as appropriate winter attire. Miller will begin his tenure as UW-Green Bay’s sixth chancellor Aug. 1, succeeding Tom Harden, who announced late […]
About a dozen UW-Green Bay students and alumni met Wednesday (May 28) with U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, participating in a roundtable discussion on the issue of student debt. Flanked by Chancellor Tom Harden and students with experiences to share, Baldwin spoke about the causes of the rising student debt burden in the United States, as […]
The 634 graduates who participated in Saturday’s commencement ceremony had plenty to reflect on from their time at UW-Green Bay. For Phoenix soccer’s Chanel Aries, it was applied learning and a one-of-a-kind education. For Heba Mohammad, a 2012 UW System Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipient, it was involvement outside the classroom as […]